Alumnus Inducted into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Alumnus Inducted into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

When Robert Hartranft ’64 offered to help coach baseball at the Farmingdale (N.Y.) public school district back in 1967, he was handed a lacrosse stick. “They told me when a position opened up with baseball, they’d let me know,” Hartranft said. A self-proclaimed “baseball and basketball kind of guy,” Hartranft had never played lacrosse. But

New Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Named

New Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Named

The Oswego State Athletics Department hired Sarah Ritchie to head its men’s and women’s cross country programs in the summer 2015. Ritchie also aids the track and field teams in their distance events. A Hilton, N.Y., native, Ritchie came to the Lakers from Brockport, where she spent three years on the coaching staff after a

Bezek Hired to Lead Men’s Lacrosse Program

Bezek Hired to Lead Men’s Lacrosse Program

The SUNY Oswego intercollegiate athletics department has named Drew Bezek its next men’s lacrosse head coach. Bezek started in early December in his new role, beginning preparations for the upcoming spring season. The Lowville, N.Y., native comes to Oswego by way of Hamilton College, where he spent the last three years as an assistant coach.

Former Coach Returns as Director of Athletics

Sue Viscomi

Susan Viscomi is Oswego State director of athletics effective June 1. She comes with more than 30 years of intercollegiate athletics experience as a coach, associate athletic director and, most recently, as athletic director at Hilbert College in Hamburg, New York. “I share Oswego’s vision for excellence and believe it’s important to develop student-athletes who